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Virtual Learning Support, a place where you can find resources and connect with someone from the Learning Support Team to get help with academic and online learning.

We know that studying online can be challenging and we are here to help!

Living & Learning Online

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Theint Thinzar Lwin
Post-Degree Diploma Marketing Management Program

Theint Thinzar Lwin is an international student who began the Post-Degree Diploma Marketing Management Progra...

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Long Vo (Liam)
PDD Advanced Accounting for the Fall 2020 Semester

When I planned for my study at Langara two years ago, and up until I got the visa approval to come to Canada, this unexp...

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Share Your Story!

Students can share their experience of Living & Learning Online with Virtual Learning Support.
Share Your Story

Student participating in a protest

Theint Thinzar Lwin
Post-Degree Diploma Marketing Management Program

Theint Thinzar Lwin is an international student who began the Post-Degree Diploma Marketing Management Progra...

Langara building

Share Your Story!

Students can share their experience of Living & Learning Online with Virtual Learning Support.
Share Your Story

Living and Learning Online: a Langara Student Perspective 

Theint Thinzar Lwin is an international student who began the Post-Degree Diploma Marketing Management Program in the fall of 2020. Lwin shares her experience of living and learning online from across the world in her first semester and now in Vancouver for her second semester. 

Student Services Calendar

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Student Success Workshops – Learning: Memory & Academic Success 12:30 pm
Student Success Workshops – Learning: Memory & Academic Success
Sep 7 @ 12:30 pm – 12:50 pm
Learning Memory & Academic Success Strategies for Online Learning (20 minutes) Kaveh Farrokh (PhD) This workshop provides you with the latest scientifically researched techniques to enhance your focus, concentration, learning and memory for your in-person and online courses. Join Zoom … Continue reading
Student Success Workshops – Time Management for Success 3:00 pm
Student Success Workshops – Time Management for Success
Sep 7 @ 3:00 pm – 3:50 pm
Time Management and On-line Learning Kaveh Farrokh (PhD) Description: Effective tips on managing your time for on-line learning and how to budget time for classes, studying and “off time” (non-study/school time). In-person, Room TBD See the full Student Success Workshops Schedule.
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Student Success Workshops – Time Management for Success 11:30 am
Student Success Workshops – Time Management for Success
Sep 8 @ 11:30 am – 11:50 am
Time Management and On-line Learning (20 minutes) Kaveh Farrokh (PhD) Description: Effective tips on managing your time for on-line learning and how to budget time for classes, studying and “off time” (non-study/school time). Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 616 4288 … Continue reading
Student Success Workshops – Learning: Memory & Academic Success 3:00 pm
Student Success Workshops – Learning: Memory & Academic Success
Sep 8 @ 3:00 pm – 3:50 pm
Learning Memory & Academic Success Strategies for Online Learning (20 minutes) Kaveh Farrokh (PhD) This workshop provides you with the latest scientifically researched techniques to enhance your focus, concentration, learning and memory for your in-person and online courses. In-person, Room … Continue reading
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Student Success Workshops – Learning: Memory & Academic Success 12:00 pm
Student Success Workshops – Learning: Memory & Academic Success
Sep 9 @ 12:00 pm – 12:20 pm
Learning Memory & Academic Success Strategies for Online Learning (20 minutes) Kaveh Farrokh (PhD) This workshop provides you with the latest scientifically researched techniques to enhance your focus, concentration, learning and memory for your in-person and online courses. Join Zoom … Continue reading
Student Success Workshops – Time Management for Success 2:00 pm
Student Success Workshops – Time Management for Success
Sep 9 @ 2:00 pm – 2:50 pm
Time Management and On-line Learning Kaveh Farrokh (PhD) Description: Effective tips on managing your time for on-line learning and how to budget time for classes, studying and “off time” (non-study/school time). In-person, Room TBD See the full Student Success Workshops Schedule.
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Student Success Workshops – Speed Reading 12:30 pm
Student Success Workshops – Speed Reading
Sep 13 @ 12:30 pm – 1:20 pm
Speed-Reading Kaveh Farrokh (PhD) Description: This is a practical hands-on workshop that teaches you to read faster and to master larger ‘chunks’ of information in shorter periods of time. This workshop incorporates the latest research in reading strategies. Exercises will … Continue reading
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Student Success Workshops – Time Management for Success 12:30 pm
Student Success Workshops – Time Management for Success
Sep 14 @ 12:30 pm – 12:50 pm
Time Management and On-line Learning (20 minutes) Kaveh Farrokh (PhD) Description: Effective tips on managing your time for on-line learning and how to budget time for classes, studying and “off time” (non-study/school time). 12:30-12:50pm (PST) Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: … Continue reading
Academic Integrity Workshop 1:00 pm
Academic Integrity Workshop
Sep 14 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Academic integrity remains important to the Langara community and our students. For many students, both international and domestic, academic integrity may be a relatively new concept. In this workshop, you will gain a better understanding of academic integrity and what … Continue reading
Student Success Workshops – Learning: Memory & Academic Success 3:00 pm
Student Success Workshops – Learning: Memory & Academic Success
Sep 14 @ 3:00 pm – 3:50 pm
Learning Memory & Academic Success Strategies for Online Learning (20 minutes) Kaveh Farrokh (PhD) This workshop provides you with the latest scientifically researched techniques to enhance your focus, concentration, learning and memory for your in-person and online courses. In-person, Room … Continue reading
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Academic Integrity Workshop 9:30 am
Academic Integrity Workshop
Sep 15 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Academic integrity remains important to the Langara community and our students. For many students, both international and domestic, academic integrity may be a relatively new concept. In this workshop, you will gain a better understanding of academic integrity and what … Continue reading
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Academic Integrity Workshop 9:30 am
Academic Integrity Workshop
Sep 16 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Academic integrity remains important to the Langara community and our students. For many students, both international and domestic, academic integrity may be a relatively new concept. In this workshop, you will gain a better understanding of academic integrity and what … Continue reading
Student Success Workshops – Take Better Notes, Get Better Grades 2:00 pm
Student Success Workshops – Take Better Notes, Get Better Grades
Sep 16 @ 2:00 pm – 2:50 pm
Take Better Notes, Get Better Grades Kaveh Farrokh (PhD) Description: In this workshop, we will focus on a variety of strategies for taking good notes. We will also briefly discuss how our memory system takes in information and how effective … Continue reading
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Student Success Workshops – Your Brain and Your Mental Wellness 3:00 pm
Student Success Workshops – Your Brain and Your Mental Wellness
Sep 21 @ 3:00 pm – 3:50 pm
Your Brain and Your Mental Wellness Kaveh Farrokh (PhD) This workshop explores the relationship between your brain, emotions, and mental health. Tuesday September 21 3:00-3:50 pm (PST) In-person, Room L216 See the full Student Success Workshops Schedule.
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Student Success Workshops – Applying the Science of Happiness during Covid-19 Times 3:00 pm
Student Success Workshops – Applying the Science of Happiness during Covid-19 Times
Sep 22 @ 3:00 pm – 3:50 pm
Applying the Science of Happiness during Covid-19 Times (20 minutes) Kaveh Farrokh (PhD) This workshop focuses on the scientific basis of happiness and the latest and most practical research findings that are now being applied to help participants elevate their … Continue reading
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Student Success Workshops – Your Smartphone, Your Health, and Your IQ 2:00 pm
Student Success Workshops – Your Smartphone, Your Health, and Your IQ
Sep 23 @ 2:00 pm – 2:50 pm
Your Smartphone, Your Health, and Your IQ Kaveh Farrokh (PhD) This workshop focuses on the most recent scientific studies examining the relationship between the use of smartphones, social media, and all WiFi-based devices and their impact on your mental and … Continue reading
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Student Success Workshops – Science of Unleashing Your Genius For Success 12:30 pm
Student Success Workshops – Science of Unleashing Your Genius For Success
Sep 27 @ 12:30 pm – 1:20 pm
Science of Unleashing Your Genius For Success Kaveh Farrokh (PhD) Description: This workshop will present the latest research findings in Learning and Motivation that pertain to achieving maximum success in school as well as work and relationships. The primary focus … Continue reading
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Student Success Workshops – Coping With Zoom Fatigue (NEW) 3:00 pm
Student Success Workshops – Coping With Zoom Fatigue (NEW)
Sep 28 @ 3:00 pm – 3:50 pm
Coping With Zoom Fatigue ***NEW*** Kaveh Farrokh (PhD) Description: This workshop provides the latest scientifically-based research on factors leading to Zoom-fatigue and tips for coping with Zoom-fatigue. In-person, Room L216 See the full Student Success Workshops Schedule.
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Academic Integrity Workshop 1:00 pm
Academic Integrity Workshop
Sep 30 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Academic integrity remains important to the Langara community and our students. For many students, both international and domestic, academic integrity may be a relatively new concept. In this workshop, you will gain a better understanding of academic integrity and what … Continue reading
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Student Success Workshops – Your Brain and Your Mental Wellness
Sep 21 @ 3:00 pm – 3:50 pm

Your Brain and Your Mental Wellness
Kaveh Farrokh (PhD)
This workshop explores the relationship between your brain, emotions, and mental health.

Tuesday September 21
3:00-3:50 pm (PST)
In-person, Room L216

See the full Student Success Workshops Schedule.

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Student Success Workshops – Applying the Science of Happiness during Covid-19 Times
Sep 22 @ 3:00 pm – 3:50 pm

Applying the Science of Happiness during Covid-19 Times (20 minutes)
Kaveh Farrokh (PhD)
This workshop focuses on the scientific basis of happiness and the latest and most practical research findings that are now being applied to help participants elevate their level of happiness on a day to day basis.

In-person, Room TBD

See the full Student Success Workshops Schedule.

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Student Success Workshops – Your Smartphone, Your Health, and Your IQ
Sep 23 @ 2:00 pm – 2:50 pm

Your Smartphone, Your Health, and Your IQ
Kaveh Farrokh (PhD)
This workshop focuses on the most recent scientific studies examining the relationship between the use of smartphones, social media, and all WiFi-based devices and their impact on your mental and physical health and IQ (especially school performance).

Thursday September 23
2:00-2:50 pm (PST)
In-person, Room L216

See the full Student Success Workshops Schedule.

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Student Success Workshops – Science of Unleashing Your Genius For Success
Sep 27 @ 12:30 pm – 1:20 pm

Science of Unleashing Your Genius For Success
Kaveh Farrokh (PhD)
Description: This workshop will present the latest research findings in Learning and Motivation that pertain to achieving maximum success in school as well as work and relationships. The primary focus of this workshop will be on Dweck’s Growth Mind-Set research.

In-person, Room TBD

See the full Student Success Workshops Schedule.

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Student Success Workshops – Coping With Zoom Fatigue (NEW)
Sep 28 @ 3:00 pm – 3:50 pm

Coping With Zoom Fatigue ***NEW***
Kaveh Farrokh (PhD)
Description: This workshop provides the latest scientifically-based research on factors leading to Zoom-fatigue and tips for coping with Zoom-fatigue.

In-person, Room L216

See the full Student Success Workshops Schedule.

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Academic Integrity Workshop
Sep 30 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Academic integrity remains important to the Langara community and our students. For many students, both international and domestic, academic integrity may be a relatively new concept.

In this workshop, you will gain a better understanding of academic integrity and what it means at Langara College, with the goal of preventing errors that can affect your grades and academic success. Students who complete the workshop will receive a certificate of completion.

For more information and registration: https://langara.ca/news-and-events/events-calendar/210930-academic-integrity-workshop.html

 

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Student Success Workshops – Mid-Term Test Preparation Tips
Oct 4 @ 12:30 pm – 1:20 pm

Mid-Term Test Preparation Tips
Kaveh Farrokh (PhD)
Description: This workshop provides you with the most effective and efficient strategies to help prepare for and write exams for in-class and on-line courses.

In-person, Room L216

See the full Student Success Workshops Schedule.

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Student Success Workshops – Mid-Term Test Preparation Tips
Oct 5 @ 2:30 pm – 2:50 pm

Mid-Term Test Preparation Tips (20 minutes)
Kaveh Farrokh (PhD)
Description: This workshop provides you with the most effective and efficient strategies to help prepare for and write exams for in-class and on-line courses.

Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 684 3658 1021
Passcode: 183253

See the full Student Success Workshops Schedule.

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Academic Integrity Workshop
Oct 6 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Academic integrity remains important to the Langara community and our students. For many students, both international and domestic, academic integrity may be a relatively new concept.

In this workshop, you will gain a better understanding of academic integrity and what it means at Langara College, with the goal of preventing errors that can affect your grades and academic success. Students who complete the workshop will receive a certificate of completion.

For more information and registration: https://langara.ca/news-and-events/events-calendar/211006-academic-integrity-workshop.html

 

Student Success Workshops – Mid-Term Test Preparation Tips
Oct 6 @ 3:00 pm – 3:50 pm

Mid-Term Test Preparation Tips
Kaveh Farrokh (PhD)
Description: This workshop provides you with the most effective and efficient strategies to help prepare for and write exams for in-class and on-line courses.

In-person, Room L216

See the full Student Success Workshops Schedule.

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